The Salad Bowl

The “Salad Bowl” has replaced the “melting pot” as an analogy for the USA. A melting pot requires ingredients to give up their individual flavor. A salad, on the other hand, needs each ingredient to retain its uniqueness and participate in the overall flavor. The Salad is meant to provide girl and adult Girl Scouts […]

Girl Scout Garden Tour


On Sunday, August 30, Girl Scouts, along with Operation Christmas Child, hosted a garden tour with master gardener Jane Horn. Jane’s garden is in Prior Lake. It was absolutely beautiful. Jane gave her talk so that it included all the information for Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors to earn a badge and for Cadette and […]

Girl Scouts Caring for Animals


About us (Cora and Jess): We connect caring for wild animals with Girl Scout badges. We live on a hobby farm with horses, cows, sheep, goat, chickens, rabbits, cats, and dogs, so we’ve always had an idea of how to care for different animals.  One day a fawn came into our yard, and we called […]

Girl Scouts of All Ages Turn Out to Make Cards for Troops

“Lots of hours of planning, workshops training the girls and their parents and the day finally arrived – August 9 in Champlin, Minnesota – and the Girl Scouts from 40 troops in the Champlin area gathered to create more than 1,100 holiday cards for [troops in Iraq and Afghanistan].”Read the full article and see pictures […]